Call for Applications: 2020 Nueroengineering Research Fellowship in Australia (Paid)


Deadline: 10March 2020


The University of Melbourne is looking for an emerging, motivated Research Fellow for Nueroengineering Research Fellowship to contribute to a multidisciplinary project at the forefront between neuroscience, robotics, and artificial intelligence. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to develop a career in research and apply their mathematical skills to neuroscience.

This role will work in the Bionics, Biomedical Imaging and Neuroengineering group, comprised of leading internationally recognized researchers. You will work on a multidisciplinary project on perception, navigation, and spatial awareness, in which the insights and mechanisms from neuroscience and the modeling of neural systems, particularly of vision and other sensory systems, can be analyzed and used to inspire applications in autonomous robots and other artificial systems.

You will have the opportunity to visit and collaborate with other researchers in the research program, including those involved in robotics in other institutions in both Australia and in the USA.

The University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University

Rankings 2017-2018).

Melbourne School of Engineering
Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) has been the leading Australian provider of engineering and IT education and research for over 150 years. We are a multidisciplinary School organized into three key areas; Computing and Information Systems (CIS), Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) and Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI). MSE continues to attract top staff and students with a global reputation and has a commitment to knowledge for the betterment of society.

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
The School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering undertakes teaching and research across a range of disciplines that are internationally recognized for their contribution to fundamental research. It has a number of well-established industry linkages and international partnerships. It is building a vibrant profile of interdisciplinary research, working with industry with an aim to contribute to society. It offers a comprehensive range of accredited Masters of Engineering programs taught through the Chemical and Biomedical departments as well as professional Masters programs. It has a substantial cohort of research higher degree students. A major focus of the school is to attract and retain outstanding and internationally recognized academic staff. The School is committed through strategy, culture, and mentorship to increasing the number of female engineers and scientists on its staff.

Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is a vibrant community of internationally recognized researchers focused on driving research and education in medical technologies, health informatics, and healthcare delivery. Combining the expertise of engineers, biomedical researchers, clinical practitioners, and industry partners, we create innovative medical solutions that have a societal and economic impact. They have long-standing, strong partnerships with industry and government that support their researchers in conducting high impact research.


  • They offer flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of their benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you – including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care.
  • They offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, and they will support you in doing what you love.
  • Contribute to a multidisciplinary project at the forefront between neuroscience, robotics, and artificial intelligence
  • Work with leading internationally recognised researchers
  • Fixed-term position for up to 2.5 years
  • Salary (in AUD): $91,125 – $97,812 p.a. (Level A) or $102,967 – $122,268 p.a. (Level B). Appointment level based on qualification and experience.



  • They are looking for a self-motivated individual with the ability to work collaboratively with the team as well as lead their own research activities.
  • A Ph.D. in the area of computational neuroscience, neural modeling, bio-signal or statistical signal processing, or an equivalent qualification
  • A record of quality research
  • Strong theoretical and analytical skills
  • A commitment to pursuing the relevant research topics
  • An ability to show initiative and prioritize tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders including non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work as part of a team


 Application is HERE

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